Tue, 21 Sep 2021 20:10:03 GMT
Oakland, across the bay from San Francisco, has seen an uptick in homicides since the onset of the pandemic
Oakland, California, on Monday recorded its 100th homicide of 2021, a grim milestone that comes as cities across the US have seen gun violence rise since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Oakland police department said it received reports on Monday morning about multiple gunshots being fired in East Oakland, a neighborhood that has long borne the brunt of gun violence in the city. Authorities later said a man had died, marking the tenth shooting death in the city in the past week.
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